The Empire Building Challenge has two chief economic benefits: New York could become a global leader in scalable low-carbon retrofits for big buildings, and generate thousands of green jobs in the process. Opportunities to get retrained and transition into green collar jobs are coming. But how many jobs could these retrofits create and what skills will new recruits need?
Urban Green is horrified by recent violence aimed at the Asian community across the country. Hate crimes and racists acts of violence have been increasing over the last year and have no place in our society.